Writing to Convince: The 1-page Abstract and More
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March 26 2009
Nancy Kaufman speaks about how to effectively and convincingly write an abstract for a community audience as part of the requirement of the ICTR Type 2 Translational Research Grant Programs. While her guidance addresses the requirements of this grant program, her advice--based on a career that includes working as Vice President of the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and Vice President of Philanthropy for the Aurora Health Care System--provides valuable insight for anyone writing an abstract or submitting a grant application.
Guide Questions for this Presentation:
1. What are the 7 requirements that need to be included in the abstract proposal?
2. Describe the difference between 'goals' and 'objectives'.
3. Identify the guiding questions associated with the following abstract proposal requirements:
- Magnitude and Importance
- Research Gap
- Project Design
- Community Involvement
- Potential Impact
- Next Steps and Funding Plan
- Compelling Case
- Establishing Credibility
4. Why is style and "hooking" the evaluator important when writing your abstract?
|ICTR Grant Program
|Biomedical Research, Professional Development
|Grants, ICTR, Writing